Explosions in Crimea Knocked Out more than half of Russian Black Sea jets: Report

Explosions in Crimea Knocked Out more than half of Russian Black Sea jets: Report

More than half of Russia’s Black Sea naval combat jets were destroyed in a series of explosions at a Russian airbase in Crimea earlier this month, according to a Western official quoted in a Reuters report Friday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, also said Ukraine consistently demands “kinetic effects” far beyond Russia’s … Read more

Former Mexican Attorney General arrested in connection with the disappearance of 43 students in 2014 | Mexico

Former Mexican Attorney General arrested in connection with the disappearance of 43 students in 2014 |  Mexico

Mexico’s former attorney general was arrested in the wake of the disappearance of 43 students in 2014, the most prominent person held to date in a high-profile case that has haunted the country since. Jesús Murillo was arrested Friday at his home in Mexico City on charges of enforced disappearance, torture and obstruction of justice … Read more

Shipwrecks leave the Danube during a drought in Europe

Shipwrecks leave the Danube during a drought in Europe

The normally low water level in the Danube revealed shipwrecks in Hungary and Serbia from warships sunk during World War II. Csaba Krizsan AP Amid historic drought in Europe, falling water levels have exposed a dangerous and potentially explosive site on the Danube. The Danube River stretches over 1,700 miles through Western Europe, crossing 10 … Read more

The Nord Stream 1 pipeline will be closed three days after the last fuel blast in Europe

The Nord Stream 1 pipeline will be closed three days after the last fuel blast in Europe

Pipeline to be stopped August 31 – September. 2 for maintenance Reveal occurs when gas flows drop to 20% The movement increases Europe, Moscow’s energy stalemate FRANKFURT / BERLIN, August 19 (Reuters) – Russia will halt natural gas supplies to Europe for three days at the end of the month via the main pipeline to … Read more

Drought in the Horn of Africa puts 22 million people at risk of starvation, says UN | Africa

Drought in the Horn of Africa puts 22 million people at risk of starvation, says UN |  Africa

According to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), the number of people at risk of starvation in the drought-ravaged Horn of Africa has risen to 22 million. Years of insufficient rainfall in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia have caused the worst drought in 40 years and famine-like conditions in the worst-hit areas, according to aid … Read more

What happened in the Russo-Ukrainian war this week? Catch up with must-read news and analysis | Ukraine

What happened in the Russo-Ukrainian war this week?  Catch up with must-read news and analysis |  Ukraine

Every week, we summarize essential reading from our coverage of the war in Ukraine, from news and articles to analyzes, visual guides and opinions. “I don’t see justice in this war”: Russian soldier unmasks the rot at the root of the invasion of Ukraine Paweł Filatyew knew the consequences of what he said. The former … Read more

A leading Russian spy chose an apartment in Kiev before the invasion

A leading Russian spy chose an apartment in Kiev before the invasion

The Kremlin was so sure of a victory in Ukraine that a leading Russian official chose headquarters in Kiev before the war began, intelligence reportedly revealed. In February, before Russian troops crossed the border with Ukraine, Moscow middlemen assumed it would be a short and easy war, according to information provided to the Washington Post. … Read more

A Ukrainian soldier, on leave at home, ponders the horrors of the war

A Ukrainian soldier, on leave at home, ponders the horrors of the war

WROCŁAW, Poland, August 19 (Reuters) – For Ukrainian soldier Dmytro Dovzhenko, hugging his family back in Poland after six months on the front line is of particular importance as he tries to clear his mind of a mother and child whose bodies have been mutilated. He stumbled upon the corpses in Irpin in early March … Read more

Trudeau Nominates Native Woman To Canada’s Supreme Court | Canada

Trudeau Nominates Native Woman To Canada’s Supreme Court |  Canada

Justin Trudeau nominated an Native Woman to Canada’s Supreme Court, in a landmark nomination after decades of criticism over the lack of Native representation in the country’s highest court. The prime minister announced on Friday that Michelle O’Bonsawin had been selected to fill the upcoming court vacancy. O’Bonsawin, a member of Abenaka’s Odanak First Nation, … Read more